Catalogue of the Archives of the Dutch Central Government of Coastal Ceylon, 1640-1796

Description of the Subordinate Components

   The Governor in Council.

   External affairs.

   Relations with Kandy.

Letters and documents received from the Kandyan territory. 1645 - 1761.
3253
Letters from Raja Sinha II, King of Kandy, to the Dutch officials.
1645 - 1660.
29 documents.
These letters are translated and published in the journal of the R.A.S., C.B., 1904, no. 55, pp. 166 seq., by Mr. Donald Ferguson.
3254
Translations of olas from the Kandyan court dignitaries to the sabandaar of Galle. Certified copies.
1662 October 6.
2 documents.
Damaged.
The copies are certified by the sworn clerk of Colombo Cornelis Strick, dated 1663 November 8. One is from the Mohotiyars and the "coopman major" of the Kandyan king's court; the other from the Korala of the Three Korales.
3255
Translation of a letter written by the corporal Anthony d'Orta to governor Adriaan van der Meyden, from the King's court at Nilambe. Certified copy.
1662 October 16.
1 document.
Damaged.
Certified by the sworn clerk of Colombo Cornelis Strick, 1662 November 8.
3256
Declaration by the Arachchi Congole Cattrie and other native chiefs regarding the movements of the Kandyan troops during the defeat of the Dutch at Bibligamme in 1675.
Circa 1676.
One document.
Damaged.
3257
1690 March 12 - 1696 June 22.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
Contains also an oral report of sergeant Pieter van der Leeuw about his embassy to Kandy, compiled by the secretary Zacharias Kakelaar. Cf. no. 3270.
3258
1697 February 12 - 1699 September 6.
 
3259
1700 January .. - 1715 March ...
 
Damaged by corrosion and damp.
3260
1720 May .. - 1735 December 4.
 
Damaged by corrosion.
3261
1736 March 10 - 1743 December 24.
 
3262
1744 February 10 - 1746 December 14.
 
Papers missing.
Contains also reports from the Company's native agents during this period.
3263
1745 June 26 - 1747 August 13.
 
3264
1751 January 8 - 1755 December 10.
 
Contains also some records of reports from the Company's native agents during this period.
3265
1756 January 30 - 1761 October 26.
 
Damaged.
Contains also some records of reports from the Company's native agents during this period.